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Democracy in East Asia

Author: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Series: Journal of democracy book.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines topics such as "soft authoritarianism" in Malaysia and Singapore; the consolidation of new democracies in South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand; and the prospects for change in China, Vietnam and  Read more...

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Democracy in East Asia.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605347646
Online version:
Democracy in East Asia.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)629320404
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
ISBN: 0801859638 9780801859632 0801859646 9780801859649
OCLC Number: 38010728
Description: xxvii, 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why Asia needs democracy : a view from Hong Kong / Margaret Ng --
The "Asian values" debate : a view from Singapore / Bilahari Kausikan --
Asian values and human rights : an alternative view / Joseph Chan --
Confucianism and human rights in China / Wm. Theodore de Bary --
The fall and rise of democracy in east Asia / Minxin Pei --
Japan's democratic experience / Makoto Iokibe --
Soft authoritarianism in Malaysia and Singapore / Gordon P. Means --
Korea's crisis of success / Byung-Kook Kim --
Taiwan's unique challenges / Yun-han Chu --
Beyond transition in Thailand / Chai-Anan Samudavanija and Parichart Chotiya --
China's prospects for change / Tatsumi Okabe --
Vietnam's tentative transformation / Frederick Z. Brown --
Indonesia : Suharto's tightening grip / R. William Liddle --
A "recipe" for democratic development / Gerald L. Curtis --
The illusion of "Asian exceptionalism" / Francis Fukuyama --
A tale of three systems / Robert A. Scalapino.
Series Title: Journal of democracy book.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner.
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Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia... The two editors... do an excellent job introducing the issues, ideas, and approaches of the fifteen authors. Foreign Read more...

 
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